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Hancock Board to Review Right of Way Construction Issues

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9am on Monday to first hear from Hancock County Engineer Jeremy Purvis on the state of secondary roads in the county. Issues such as mowing, grading, repairs, and possible resurfacing may be discussed.

The board will turn their attention to Ann Hinders, Hancock County Drainage Clerk. She is expected to deliver a report on the current state of drainage channels in the county. This will include progress on current projects, completed work, and future projects. She will ask the board to consider county procedures and conditions for construction in drainage district rights-of-way. The board may need to adopt the procedures or add new rules to the policy measure.

Hinders will ask the board to consider bids and award the contract for proposed work for open ditch repair in Drainage District 174. work is expected to begin this summer on the project.

The supervisors will be asked to vote on signing a letter of support for an application to the Aureon Grant. GC4 Daycare in Garner is applying for the grant and is asking the board to throw their support behind the application process.

Another need for county employees will be addressed by the supervisors. This time it is internet and computer technology support. The board will be presented with a contract for services with Next Generation Technologies of Lake Mills. The supervisors and department heads have been looking for IT support which can be utilized 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Technologies are continually being used by the Sheriff’s Office and other offices and the county needs the round the clock support for a smooth operation.in these and other offices.

The board will meet in the Supervisors Room on the ground floor of the Hancock County Courthouse in Garner.

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